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From KQED News: Tech Giants Respond to Wildfires Close to Home

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October 11, 2017

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October 11, 2017, By Michelle Cheng As deadly wildfires continue to rip through Northern California, Bay Area-based tech giants are responding to the crisis with digital features and by working with local communities. Since Airbnb activated its disaster response tool to help those impacted by the fires on Monday, more than 200 people […]

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From The Mercury News: Facebook, Google, Apple offer tools, money to help with Wine Country fires

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October 11, 2017

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October 11, 2017, Levi Sumagaysay Bay Area News Group Northern Californians affected by wildfires are using Silicon Valley tools such as Facebook’s Safety Check, Google search’s SOS Alert and a Google crisis map. But the tech giants are also helping by donating money to aid and recovery efforts for the […]

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From Bustle: How To Help California Wildfire Victims From Anywhere In The Country

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October 10, 2017

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October 10, 2017, By Madhuri Sathish Ongoing wildfires in Northern California have left at least 23 people dead, according to CNN’s latest report, and at least 285 people remain missing. An estimated 23 major wildfires are burning across five counties, impacting approximately 170,000 acres — predominantly in wine country. Roughly […]

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Fast Company: How to help Napa fire victims: 8 things you can do for California’s Wine Country right now

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October 10, 2017

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October 10, 2017 California’s Wine Country is in a state of emergency as more than a dozen wildfires burn through large swaths of land in Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake, and Yuba counties. The fires have destroyed at least 1,500 structures, caused at least 10 fatalities, and forced an estimated 20,000 […]

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From Napa Valley Register: Napa Valley Community Foundation creates a disaster relief fund for fire victims

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October 10, 2017

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October 10, 2017, Register Staff In response to several major Napa County fires that have displaced thousands of area residents, Napa Valley Community Foundation has activated a Disaster Relief Fund for fire victims. The Fund was originally established in response to the South Napa earthquake of 2014 with a $10 […]

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From Napa Valley Register: Forum looks at impacts of federal immigration policy on Napa County

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September 7, 2017

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September 7, 2017, Maria Sestito YOUNTVILLE — One day after a rally was held showing solidarity with Napa Valley’s immigrant population, a forum convened to discuss the topic of immigration at the Yountville Community Center. Randy Capps of the Migration Policy Institute in Washington, D.C. was the key speaker at […]

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From Napa Valley Register: Napa businesses open their pocketbooks to provide Hurricane Harvey aid

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September 7, 2017

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September 7, 2017, Jennifer Huffman Napa’s businesses may be about 1,900 miles from Houston, but many are touched by the plight of Texans affected by Hurricane Harvey. A number of Napa area wineries and other companies have collected donations or made contributions – both financially and otherwise – for the […]

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From Napa Valley Register: Napa Valley Community Foundation appoints new board members and officers

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July 24, 2017

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Jul 24, 2017, For the Register Napa Valley Community Foundation (NVCF) recently appointed several new board members. The new board members are: Maira Ayala, district representative for Congressman Mike Thompson; Dawnine Dyer, founder and owner of Dyer Wine; and Ed Matovcik, president of Intervine, an international wine management company serving […]

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From Napa Valley Register: NV Community Foundation announces scholarships

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June 1, 2017

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May 28, 2017, Register Staff Napa Valley Community Foundation has awarded scholarships totaling $128,300 to 57 local students, an increase of more than a dozen students and $25,000 from 2016. Among this year’s scholarship recipients are local military veterans who are receiving financial support from the George and Gwendolyn Goodin […]

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From NapaBroadcasting.com: Terence Mulligan & Napa Valley’s Community Foundation Starts A Conversation to Bridge Our Social, Cultural and Political Divide

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May 2, 2017

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